Memorial Day

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden, arrive to lay a wreath at the Delaware Memorial Bridge Veterans Memorial Park, Monday, May 25, 2020, in New Castle, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP News Staff
May 25, 2020 - 11:01 pm
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home. Since abruptly canceling a March 10 rally in Cleveland at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the...
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A view from underneath the Iwo Jima Memorial looking into the faces of the statue.
Dan Weinbaum
May 22, 2020 - 2:51 pm
Memorial Day 2020: Their chair is empty. They once filled it with warmth, strength, laughter... And love. Now their chair is filled with memories. We Remember. Their Service. Their Duty. Their Sacrifice.
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Gabriela Arevalo
May 21, 2020 - 2:17 pm
If you’re planning on taking a road trip amid the coronavirus pandemic, here are some helpful safety tips from experts to make sure that your local vacation goes smoothly. Find out more here!
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Marc LaVoie
May 29, 2018 - 5:26 am
With record high temperatures in Kansas City, Memorial Day Weekend felt a lot like the 4th of July. Monday's high in Kansas City was 94 degrees, the hottest on record for May 28. The first day of 80-plus temperatures in our area is usually around the first day of June. Kansas City has already had...
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Jack Kreiger military photo from 1943
May 28, 2018 - 7:48 am
Jack Krieger was killed in November 1943 on the small island of Tarawa, attempting to secure the island from the Japanese. His remains were unable to be identified until this last January, thanks to DNA analysis. His remains were exhumed from the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 25, 2018 - 4:20 am
More than 74 years after his death a World War II Marine flies back to his hometown Friday. In 1943 Jack Krieger landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Tarawa, with a mission of securing the island. He was killed on the first day of the battle. "About a thousand men were...
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Dan Weinbaum
May 29, 2017 - 9:00 am
Today on Memorial Day - we pay tribute to those members of the American military who paid the ultimate price in service to our country. We hope you'll remember them too, and honor the fallen. Video of Honor the Fallen - Memorial Day 2017 (ed. Please disregard the time/date stamp under the video -...
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